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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:03 am

Whatamuji wrote:I don't remember whether I've said this before or not but I think Trump is running so he can get attention. His public attacks against media and fellow politicians would be interesting to watch if he were to become President. I'm sure his Press Secretary would have a field day trying to protect the Administration from heat coming from the press. I feel like anybody with no law experience would not make a good president and especially anyone who hasn't had any experience in politics before, This ain't the local little league where everyone is welcome. This is the big leagues.

Trump doesn't need protection from media pressure. He and his campaign thrive on media attention. He's had the media follow everything he does for the last 30-something years.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:20 pm

Anyone else watch last night?

I caught some of it. Not surprisingly, I wasn't too thrilled with anyone.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Gamma » Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:50 pm

CarefulBuilder14 wrote:Anyone else watch last night?

I caught some of it. Not surprisingly, I wasn't too thrilled with anyone.

I watched most of it. The back and forth between most of the republicans was hilarious. Almost all of them were on the attack against Trump. They really should have lowered the amount of republicans in the debate so each of them had a chance to talk. I can only recall Huckabee being the most quiet one in the debate. I definitely don't see him becoming the republican nominee.

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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Nixon » Thu Sep 17, 2015 10:28 pm

With the number of sad as f%&k republican candidates in the last few years, it's no surprise the Thug-in-Chief was re-elected.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Vermonster » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:34 am

Since 2000 the republican party has been placing more polarizing candidates in the spotlight. They seem to think that the loudest supporters are the best supporters. In reality the people excited about deporting mexicans, building a literal wall, nuking ISIS, and banishing gays make up less than 1% of the voting population. But they go to rallies, and debates, and get plastered on every news outlet in the country, because they sell news.

Trump is just another Repub that is going to attempt to be different by not listening to anyone and saying whatever he likes. We've already seen what happens to that candidate. Christie doesn't even have 30% of New Jersey believing that he can even win a nomination. The loudmouth, bully style of politics that Christie tried, is not working. Both Repubs and Dems in NJ are sick and tired of him. After a few years of hope, we have all seen that he is just as corrupt as the politicians that he claimed to be getting rid of.

I'll give Trump credit for one thing, he knows how to manipulate the media. But he is no closer to being a viable president than I am.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Nixon » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:12 pm

Vermonster wrote:Since 2000 the republican party has been placing more polarizing candidates in the spotlight. They seem to think that the loudest supporters are the best supporters. In reality the people excited about deporting mexicans, building a literal wall, nuking ISIS, and banishing gays make up less than 1% of the voting population. But they go to rallies, and debates, and get plastered on every news outlet in the country, because they sell news.

Trump is just another Repub that is going to attempt to be different by not listening to anyone and saying whatever he likes. We've already seen what happens to that candidate. Christie doesn't even have 30% of New Jersey believing that he can even win a nomination. The loudmouth, bully style of politics that Christie tried, is not working. Both Repubs and Dems in NJ are sick and tired of him. After a few years of hope, we have all seen that he is just as corrupt as the politicians that he claimed to be getting rid of.

I'll give Trump credit for one thing, he knows how to manipulate the media. But he is no closer to being a viable president than I am.


Agreed. You can only preach to the choir so much.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Fri Sep 18, 2015 10:42 pm

With Trump pandering to vaccine truthers, perhaps we can look forward to Jenny McCarthy as the next Surgeon General? :rolleyes:
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Whatamuji » Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:03 am

I'll be happy when Trump is finally out of the race. I'm not really hooked on anybody this election like I've been in previous elections. It seems like the Repubs are just being loud and obnoxious with their typical panderings while the Dems are being real quiet and meek.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby CarefulBuilder14 » Sat Sep 19, 2015 12:29 pm

Whatamuji wrote:I'll be happy when Trump is finally out of the race. I'm not really hooked on anybody this election like I've been in previous elections. It seems like the Repubs are just being loud and obnoxious with their typical panderings while the Dems are being real quiet and meek.

I'm liking Chafee. He's been quiet, but being quiet might be the smart thing to do while the Republican contenders are busy alienating moderates.
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Re: What do you think of Donald Trump?

Postby Whatamuji » Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:26 pm

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Whatamuji wrote:I'll be happy when Trump is finally out of the race. I'm not really hooked on anybody this election like I've been in previous elections. It seems like the Repubs are just being loud and obnoxious with their typical panderings while the Dems are being real quiet and meek.

I'm liking Chafee. He's been quiet, but being quiet might be the smart thing to do while the Republican contenders are busy alienating moderates.


Oh I agree on the quiet bit. Probably the best thing right now is to just keep quiet until the Republican storm dies down. And then go in for the attack.
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